Vancouver Island Colony Mountain District (Rough Sketch) Public

The Mountain District with a numbered grid on it located on Vancouver Island near the Nanaimo and Cranberry Districts. Relief and other markings show the land cover and there is a small inset map that is an index to all the districts on Vancouver Island. Under the title it says "Lithographed at the Topographical Depot of the War Office under the direction of Major A.C. Cook, R.E. Col. H. James, R.E., F.R.S., M.R.I.A. & C Director". There is a hand-written legend with proposed roads, repairs and present roads shown with different coloured and dotted lines but only a small section of road in need of repair is on the map itself. Some of the features named on the map include: Chase River, Nanaimo Harbour, Colvilletown, Delta Plains, Mouth of the Nanaimo River, Douglas Island, Newcastle Island, Departure Bay, and Wakesiah or Taitooktan Mountain. Includes hand-written notes on the reverse side of the map.


In Collection:
Language Identifier
  • Historical Map Society of B.C. Map Number: 1387
  • 106710
  • LSV Number: 5T1RT
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet ; 43 x 69 cm
Alternative title
  • Mountain "20A"
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.16638, -123.94003
Additional physical characteristics
  • Scale: 2 Inches = 1 mile
Physical repository Collection
  • Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia Maps
  • Surveyor General of BC, Legal Surveys Vault
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • 2011-09-30
Technical note
  • 400 dpi; Metadata by KD
  • 1859
  • This material is owned by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA). The Cartographic Record of this digital image is in the possession of the Surveyor General Division, LTSA. Any reproduction of this material must credit the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia as the source for this record. To purchase high-resolution scanned files of these maps and plans, contact Request should cite the LTSA Surveyor General's Vault map number (eg. 16T1 Land Reserves).
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